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Maker(s):Yoshida Hiroshi
Culture:Japanese (1876-1950)
Title:Sarusawa Ike [Sarusawa Pond]
Date Made:1933 (Shōwa 8)
Materials:Color woodblock print (woodcut) on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mat: 18 in x 14 in; 45.7 cm x 35.6 cm; Sheet: 15 7/8 in x 10 3/4 in; 40.3 cm x 27.3 cm; Image: 14 3/4 in x 9 5/8 in; 37.5 cm x 24.4 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. r. (black ink, within image): [Japanese character, Yoshida]; MONOGRAM: recto, lwr. r. (red ink, within image): [Japanese character, Hiroshi]; SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. r. (graphite): Hiroshi Yoshida; TITLE: recto, lwr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Sarusawa Ike]; TITLE: recto, lwr. l. (graphite): Sarusawa Pond; DATE: recto, ctr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Showa hachi nen saku]; INSCRIPTION: recto, upp. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Jizuri].
Accession Number:  MH 1964.122.Q.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Dorothy L. Blair (Class of 1914)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

A vertical woodblock print of the Sarusawa Pond in the ancient capital of Nara. Willow branches in the foreground and a five-storied pagoda of the Kofukuji temple in the background. Fukei ga

water; trees; landscapes; pagodas

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